𝐄𝐗𝐏𝐋𝐎𝐑𝐄𝐑 𝐍𝐄𝐖𝐒 𝐑𝐎𝐔𝐍𝐃𝐔𝐏
𝐍𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐦𝐛𝐞𝐫 𝟏𝟐, 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟐
🇺🇬 𝐄𝐁𝐎𝐋𝐀: 𝐆𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐧𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐭𝐨 𝐦𝐨𝐯𝐞 𝐬𝐭𝐮𝐝𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐬 𝐭𝐨 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐟𝐫𝐨𝐦 𝐢𝐧 𝐌𝐮𝐛𝐞𝐧𝐝𝐞, 𝐊𝐚𝐬𝐬𝐚𝐧𝐝𝐚 𝐝𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐢𝐜𝐭𝐬
📌 According to Ministry of Health, the learners, who are not ordinary residents of Mubende and Kassanda districts will be dispatched in a staggered manner as they head for the term three breaks. They will be dropped by their respective schools at Kololo ceremonial grounds, from where they will then be transported, using government transports to their home districts.
🇺🇬𝐏𝐚𝐫𝐥𝐢𝐚𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭’𝐬 𝐂𝐨𝐦𝐦𝐢𝐭𝐭𝐞𝐞 𝐫𝐞𝐣𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐬 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐦𝐨𝐯𝐞 𝐭𝐨 𝐡𝐢𝐤𝐞 𝐟𝐞𝐞𝐬 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐫𝐞𝐩𝐥𝐚𝐜𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐥𝐨𝐬𝐭 𝐍𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐚𝐥 𝐈𝐃
📌Hon. Rose Mary Nyakikongoro, the chairperson of the Parliament’s Committee on Defense and Internal Affairs revealed that the committee rejected the government’s proposal to hike fees for replacing lost national identity cards. The Speaker, Anita Among demanded to know if the prices could not be reduced as this is the concern of the Member of Parliament. Gen. Muhoozi pledged to consult and report back.
🇺🇬𝐂𝐥𝐞𝐫𝐢𝐜 𝐮𝐫𝐠𝐞𝐬 𝐭𝐞𝐚𝐜𝐡𝐞𝐫𝐬 𝐭𝐨 𝐥𝐨𝐯𝐞 𝐩𝐮𝐩𝐢𝐥𝐬 𝐚𝐬 𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐢𝐫 𝐨𝐰𝐧
📌Canon BK Buwembo urged teachers to offer affection and love to learners as their own biological children noting that this is essential to healthy brain development. He said this while at a pastoral visit at Bagimu Pre and Primary School in Nakabugo Wakiso district on Friday, the Nateete Archdeacon.
🇺🇬𝐌𝐨𝐫𝐨𝐭𝐨 𝐇𝐨𝐬𝐩𝐢𝐭𝐚𝐥 𝐫𝐞𝐜𝐢𝐞𝐯𝐞𝐬 𝐟𝐢𝐫𝐬𝐭 𝐂𝐓 𝐒𝐜𝐚𝐧 𝐌𝐚𝐜𝐡𝐢𝐧𝐞
📌 Dr. Stephen Pande, the Director of Moroto Regional Referral Hospital revealed that they recieved a CT scan machine at the facility. They have been referring patients in need of CT scan services to Mbale Regional Referral Hospital or Mulago Specialised hospital for diagnosis. He said this while receiving the CT scan from the Ministry of Health yesterday.
🇺🇬𝐏𝐨𝐥𝐢𝐜𝐞 𝐨𝐟𝐟𝐢𝐜𝐞𝐫𝐬 𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐜𝐮𝐞 𝐚 𝐲𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐠 𝐛𝐨𝐲 𝐰𝐡𝐨 𝐰𝐚𝐬 𝐤𝐢𝐝𝐧𝐚𝐩𝐩𝐞𝐝 𝐰𝐡𝐢𝐥𝐞 𝐩𝐥𝐚𝐲𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐡𝐢𝐬 𝐟𝐫𝐢𝐞𝐧𝐝𝐬
📌The Ugandan police on Saturday 12th November rescued a 7-year-old boy who was reportedly kidnapped by unknown men while playing with his friends on 6th November 2022. According to Police, Jonathan Lubuulwa, a primary 1 pupil at Master Cares Christian School in Kyotera District was abducted and the kidnappers demanded a ransom of Ugx15 million. Police was able to locate the kidnappers in Nansana and arrested 6 suspects while rescuing the minor who was found alive and safe.
🇺🇬𝐔𝐑𝐀 𝐠𝐫𝐚𝐧𝐭𝐬 𝐔𝐠𝐚𝐧𝐝𝐚 𝐁𝐫𝐞𝐰𝐞𝐫𝐢𝐞𝐬 𝐀𝐮𝐭𝐡𝐨𝐫𝐢𝐳𝐞𝐝 𝐄𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐨𝐦𝐢𝐜 𝐎𝐩𝐞𝐫𝐚𝐭𝐨𝐫 𝐥𝐢𝐜𝐞𝐧𝐬𝐞
📌Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) granted Uganda Breweries Limited (UBL) an Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) license. AEO is a trade facilitation program on the international movement of goods that have been approved by or on behalf of the Customs administration that complies with the World Customs Organization.
🇺🇬𝐑𝐮𝐛𝐚𝐲𝐚 𝐒𝐮𝐛-𝐂𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐭𝐲 𝐨𝐟𝐟𝐢𝐜𝐢𝐚𝐥𝐬 𝐚𝐫𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐭𝐞𝐝 𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫 𝐞𝐦𝐛𝐞𝐳𝐳𝐥𝐞𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐨𝐟 𝐠𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐧𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐟𝐮𝐧𝐝𝐬
📌The Police in Kabale district arrested Ivan Mugayehwenkyi the Rubaya sub-county chief and Wilberforce Tumwesigye, the treasurer over embezzlement of Ugx67 million that was meant to play developments in the sub-county. According to Godfrey Nyakahuma, the Kabale Resident District Commissioner, they recently received a tip-off from the concerned whistleblowers in the sub county that they had spent almost three years without any service apart from constructing the sub county Administration block and One Kilometer Bushonga-Mukibindi-Habugarama road.
🇺🇬𝐁𝐮𝐝𝐚𝐤𝐚 𝐂𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐜𝐢𝐥𝐥𝐨𝐫𝐬, 𝐒𝐩𝐞𝐚𝐤𝐞𝐫 𝐜𝐥𝐚𝐬𝐡 𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫 𝐡𝐨𝐥𝐝𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐟𝐞𝐰𝐞𝐫 𝐦𝐞𝐞𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠𝐬 𝐭𝐡𝐚𝐧 𝐮𝐬𝐮𝐚𝐥
📌A disagreement ensued between the Speaker of Budaka District Council and the Councillors over holding fewer meetings than stipulated. It is alleged that trouble started after the Councillors, headed by Iki Iki Sub County Councilor, Anthony Kateu asked the Speaker Alice Kataike to meet them on the sidelines to discuss why they had held only 3 meetings other than the 6 stipulated ones. However, Kataike turned down their request hence causing a storm.
🇺🇬𝐔𝐠𝐚𝐧𝐝𝐚, 𝐒𝐨𝐮𝐭𝐡 𝐊𝐨𝐫𝐞𝐚 𝐩𝐚𝐫𝐭𝐧𝐞𝐫 𝐭𝐨 𝐜𝐚𝐫𝐫𝐲 𝐨𝐮𝐭 𝐜𝐨𝐦𝐩𝐚𝐫𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐯𝐞 𝐬𝐭𝐮𝐝𝐢𝐞𝐬 𝐢𝐧 𝐬𝐜𝐡𝐨𝐨𝐥𝐬
📌The National Curriculum Development Centre (NCDC) has partnered with the South Korean government to carry out comparative studies in schools. While speaking at Mbarara High School in Mbarara City during the official launch of the programme, the curriculum specialist for history and political science at NCDC, Mr. Said Twine stated that their target is to influence social-economic transformation in Uganda.
🇺🇬𝐃𝐞𝐩𝐮𝐭𝐲 𝐒𝐩𝐞𝐚𝐤𝐞𝐫 𝐓𝐚𝐲𝐞𝐛𝐰𝐚 𝐯𝐨𝐰𝐬 𝐭𝐨 𝐬𝐚𝐯𝐞 𝐌𝐚𝐛𝐢𝐫𝐚 𝐅𝐨𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐭, 𝐜𝐫𝐮𝐬𝐡 𝐞𝐧𝐯𝐢𝐫𝐨𝐧𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐬𝐚𝐛𝐨𝐭𝐞𝐮𝐫𝐬
📌The Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Thomas Tayebwa promised to intervene in the long-running battle to save the Mabira Central Forest Reserve that has been a thorn in the neck of communities for such a long time. The Deputy Speaker vowed this after listening to touching stories from local communities in Buikwe District where he went on Friday November 11th to celebrate his 42nd birthday.
🇺🇬𝐒𝐭𝐚𝐭𝐞 𝐇𝐨𝐮𝐬𝐞 𝐨𝐟𝐟𝐢𝐜𝐢𝐚𝐥𝐬 𝐦𝐞𝐞𝐭 𝐦𝐚𝐫𝐤𝐞𝐭 𝐯𝐞𝐧𝐝𝐨𝐫𝐬, 𝐮𝐫𝐠𝐞 𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐦 𝐭𝐨 𝐞𝐦𝐛𝐫𝐚𝐜𝐞 𝐠𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐧𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐩𝐫𝐨𝐠𝐫𝐚𝐦𝐬
📌Officials from the State House Political Section have urged vendors to embrace government development programs to improve their livelihoods. The officials led by Princess Nassolo Pauline and Ms. Flora Kabibi made the appeal this week as they met vendors from five markets around the country. The markets included; Kalagi market, Lubega Market, Naigaga Market (all in Mukono District ), Ssangalyambogo market and Nakwero market (both in Wakiso District).
🇺🇬𝐏𝐨𝐥𝐢𝐜𝐞 𝐚𝐫𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐭𝐬 𝟐𝟒 𝐢𝐥𝐥𝐞𝐠𝐚𝐥 𝐂𝐨𝐧𝐠𝐨𝐥𝐞𝐬𝐞 𝐟𝐢𝐬𝐡𝐞𝐫𝐦𝐞𝐧 𝐚𝐭 𝐋𝐚𝐤𝐞 𝐄𝐝𝐰𝐚𝐫𝐝
📌 Major Stephen Alituha, the Fisheries Protection Unit (FPU) Commandant on Lake Edward confirmed the arrest of 24 Congolese. He stated that they impounded their fishing gear on Lake Edward in Kasese district accusing them of crossing to Uganda’s side where they have been engaging in illegal fishing.
🇺🇬𝐂𝐨𝐧𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐮𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐨𝐟 𝐍𝐭𝐮𝐧𝐠𝐚𝐦𝐨 𝐜𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐫𝐚𝐥 𝐦𝐚𝐫𝐤𝐞𝐭 𝐬𝐞𝐭 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟑
📌The construction of Ntungamo Municipality Central Market has been pushed to the next financial year 2023/2024. According to the mayor Ntungamo Municipality Jacob Kafureeka Jack Jex, the structural plans for Central Market construction under Markets and Agricultural Trade Improvement Programme- (MATIP) project were approved by council and they are waiting for feedback to begin construction.
🇺🇬𝐆𝐞𝐧. 𝐑𝐰𝐚𝐬𝐡𝐚𝐧𝐝𝐞 𝐛𝐨𝐨𝐬𝐭𝐬 𝐭𝐫𝐞𝐞 𝐩𝐥𝐚𝐧𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐨𝐩𝐞𝐫𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬 𝐈𝐧 𝐋𝐲𝐚𝐧𝐭𝐨𝐧𝐝𝐞, 𝐒𝐞𝐦𝐛𝐚𝐛𝐮𝐥𝐞 𝐃𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐢𝐜𝐭𝐬 𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝟏𝟓𝟎𝟎𝟎 𝐟𝐫𝐞𝐞 𝐟𝐫𝐮𝐢𝐭 𝐬𝐞𝐞𝐝𝐥𝐢𝐧𝐠𝐬
📌A community-based organization, Million Trees International Organization (Greening Uganda Campaign) continues to create an impact on tree donating and planting in most parts of the country aiming to save mother nature from dangers of the climate crisis. The Organization’s campaign was this week boosted by the actively serving senior army officer, Gen. Emmanuel Rwashande who lobbied 15000 fruit seedlings including mangoes, guavas, pawpaw, oranges, and lemons for people of Sembabule, Ntusi, Kisoozi, and Lwemiyaga to grow and improve food security, household income but also create green jobs.
🇺🇬𝐏𝐃𝐌 𝐒𝐀𝐂𝐂𝐎 𝐥𝐞𝐚𝐝𝐞𝐫𝐬 𝐭𝐨 𝐫𝐞𝐜𝐢𝐞𝐯𝐞 𝐬𝐦𝐚𝐫𝐭 𝐩𝐡𝐨𝐧𝐞𝐬 𝐟𝐫𝐨𝐦 𝐠𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐧𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭
📌The Parish Development Model program SACCO leaders will be given smart phones by government to assist them in conducting digital transactions on SACCO funds. The revelation was made by Jackson Katusiime, a master trainer from the PDM Secretariat during the training on PDM SACCO operationalization held at Masindi Municipal Council Chambers recently.
🇺🇬𝐔𝐑𝐀 𝐚𝐜𝐜𝐫𝐞𝐝𝐢𝐭𝐬 𝟐𝟒 𝐧𝐞𝐰 𝐟𝐢𝐫𝐦𝐬 𝐭𝐨 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐚𝐮𝐭𝐡𝐨𝐫𝐢𝐳𝐞𝐝 𝐄𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐨𝐦𝐢𝐜 𝐎𝐩𝐞𝐫𝐚𝐭𝐨𝐫𝐬 𝐩𝐫𝐨𝐠𝐫𝐚𝐦𝐦𝐞
📌Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) has accredited 24 new companies to the Authorized Economic Operators (AEO) programme, an initiative which will promote certainty in international business and strengthen the supply chain security. This was during an event that took place at Speke Resort Munyonyo yesterday.
🇺🇬𝐔𝐍𝐄𝐁 𝐢𝐧𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐯𝐞𝐧𝐞𝐬 𝐢𝐧 𝐜𝐚𝐬𝐞 𝐨𝐟 𝟐𝟕 𝐏.𝟕 𝐜𝐚𝐧𝐝𝐢𝐝𝐚𝐭𝐞𝐬 𝐰𝐡𝐨 𝐦𝐢𝐬𝐬𝐞𝐝 𝐏𝐋𝐄 𝐚𝐟𝐭𝐞𝐫 𝐝𝐢𝐫𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐨𝐫 𝐯𝐚𝐧𝐢𝐬𝐡𝐞𝐝
📌 In a statement on Friday evening, UNEB Executive Director, Dan Odongo, stated that the examination body had taken interest in the case of 27 Primary Seven candidates of St. Christine Primary School in Kakumiro District who missed their final Primary Leaving Exams after the school director who was supposed to transport them to Mpasana Primary School to sit the exams, vanished into thin air.
🇺🇬𝐊𝐢𝐬𝐮𝐛𝐢 𝐇𝐨𝐬𝐩𝐢𝐭𝐚𝐥 𝐮𝐧𝐯𝐞𝐢𝐥𝐬 𝐬𝐭𝐚𝐧𝐝𝐚𝐫𝐝𝐢𝐬𝐞𝐝 𝐦𝐞𝐝𝐢𝐜𝐚𝐥 𝐥𝐚𝐛𝐨𝐫𝐚𝐭𝐨𝐫𝐲
📌Kisubi Hospital has unveiled a standardised medical laboratory which was recently accredited by South African National Accreditation System (SANAS), an international organisation from South Africa. The accreditation makes Kisubi’s laboratory one of the few in Uganda that are fully accredited by SANAS. Speaking to the media at the unveiling, Kisubi Hospital managing director, Dr Robert Asaba said the accreditation has been attained with help of partners including; Ministry of Health, Crown Healthcare (CHC), and Mindray as the processing partners.
🇺🇬𝐍𝐒𝐒𝐅, 𝐒𝐭𝐚𝐧𝐛𝐢𝐜 𝐁𝐚𝐧𝐤 𝐰𝐢𝐧 𝐛𝐢𝐠 𝐝𝐮𝐫𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐅𝐢𝐑𝐞 𝐀𝐰𝐚𝐫𝐝𝐬 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟐
📌The National Social Security Fund (NSSF), Stanbic Bank Uganda and Centenary Bank have been declared as the top three overall winners of the Financial Reporting (FiRe) Awards 2022 organised by the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU).NSSF won Gold Award, Stanbic Bank went with the Silver Award while Centenary Bank took away Bronze Award in the integrated report of the year category.
🇺🇬𝐆𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐧𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐭𝐨 𝐛𝐨𝐫𝐫𝐨𝐰 𝐒𝐡𝐬𝟓𝟐𝟕𝐛 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐡𝐢𝐠𝐡 𝐬𝐩𝐞𝐞𝐝 𝐢𝐧𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐧𝐞𝐭
📌The Ministry of Finance has presented to Parliament a loan proposal of $140m (about Shs526b) to expand access to high-speed and affordable internet in Uganda. Finance State Minister in charge of general duties Henry Musasizi presented the proposal to the parliamentary committee on national economy on Friday.
🇺🇬𝐅𝐨𝐫𝐭 𝐏𝐨𝐫𝐭𝐚𝐥 𝐏𝐨𝐥𝐢𝐜𝐞 𝐚𝐫𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐭𝐬 𝐬𝐮𝐬𝐩𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐞𝐝 𝐭𝐡𝐢𝐞𝐯𝐞𝐬
📌The Police in Fort portal have in custody two suspected thieves that were arrested with stolen slaughtered goats in a sack. Fred Muhanguzi, the central division police CID confirmed the arrest of Sanyu Sulait, 45, a welder at Isekahungu in Kasusu and Happy Charles, 52, a casual worker from Bukwali central division who were arrested at 1am. It is alleged that Sanyu stole his mother’s goat and connected with Happy in Kiculeta Bazaar ward in central division who helped him to slaughter it and then pack it in a sack to transfer it from one butcher to another in the middle of the night until they were arrested.
🇺🇬𝐌𝐢𝐧𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐞𝐫 𝐏𝐞𝐭𝐞𝐫 𝐎𝐠𝐰𝐚𝐧𝐠 𝐠𝐫𝐚𝐜𝐞𝐬 𝐒𝐞𝐯𝐨 𝐂𝐮𝐩 𝐟𝐢𝐧𝐚𝐥𝐬
📌State Minister for Sports, Peter Ogwang is among the dignitaries that have graced the Sevo Cup finals between St. Balikuddembe market alias Owino and Bugoloobi market today at Phillip Omondi Stadium. Over 18 markets have been battling for honours in the tournament that kicked off on August 26, 2022, where the winner will be rewarded with a bus in men’s soccer, courtesy of President Yoweri Museveni.
🇺🇬𝐓𝐮𝐭𝐨𝐫𝐬 𝐮𝐫𝐠𝐞 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐢𝐧𝐜𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐬𝐞𝐝 𝐟𝐮𝐧𝐝𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐚𝐭 𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐭𝐢𝐚𝐫𝐲 𝐢𝐧𝐬𝐭𝐢𝐭𝐮𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬
📌Members of Joint Admissions Board (JAB) have asked the government to increase funding of institutions to avoid over-stretching of their budgets. The Principle of Uganda Teachers College Mbale, Paul Mulima made the call saying this will help institutions to emanage their activities. This was during the opening of the JAB selections for tertiary institutions at Uganda Institute of Communication and Information Technology (UICT) in Kampala.
🇺🇬𝐌𝐚𝐤𝐞𝐫𝐞𝐫𝐞 𝐔𝐧𝐢𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐬𝐢𝐭𝐲 𝐬𝐭𝐮𝐜𝐤 𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫 𝟏𝟎𝟎,𝟎𝟎𝟎 𝐮𝐧𝐜𝐨𝐥𝐥𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐞𝐝 𝐜𝐞𝐫𝐭𝐢𝐟𝐢𝐜𝐚𝐭𝐞𝐬
📌Makerere University management says they are stuck with over 100,000 certificates, adding that they are soon running out of space. According to the University, the documents have not been picked since 1954 to date.
🇺🇬𝐊𝐀𝐑𝐀𝐂𝐇𝐈: 𝐕𝐏 𝐀𝐥𝐮𝐩𝐨 𝐥𝐚𝐮𝐧𝐜𝐡𝐞𝐬 𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐮𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐨𝐟 𝟐𝟖𝐤𝐦 𝐫𝐨𝐚𝐝
📌The Vice President, H.E Jessica Alupo who also doubles as Katakwi Woman Member of Parliament has flagged off the construction of a 28km road worth Shs50m funded by Katakwi district that stretches from Usuk to Ongongoja sub-county in Katakwi district. The launch was witnessed by different leaders in katakwi district and the community on 11th November 2022.
🇺🇬𝐁𝐔𝐒𝐇𝐄𝐍𝐘𝐈: 𝐆𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐧𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐠𝐢𝐯𝐞𝐬 𝐞𝐥𝐝𝐞𝐫𝐥𝐲 𝐩𝐞𝐫𝐬𝐨𝐧𝐬 𝐦𝐨𝐧𝐭𝐡𝐥𝐲 𝐒𝐀𝐆𝐄 𝐬𝐭𝐢𝐩𝐞𝐧𝐝 𝐢𝐧 𝐭𝐰𝐨 𝐒𝐮𝐛-𝐂𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐭𝐢𝐞𝐬
📌The Community Development Office Ruhumuro Sub County affirmed that Government paid all elderly persons in Ruhumuro and Kyabugimbi Town Council their monthly SAGE allowances for the last three months yesterday evening. The payment was done by Bushenyi District Community Development Office at Ruhumuro Sub-county and Kyabugimbi Town headquarters respectively.
🇺🇬𝐅𝐎𝐑𝐓 𝐏𝐎𝐑𝐓𝐀𝐋: 𝐒𝐜𝐡𝐨𝐨𝐥 𝐠𝐨𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐩𝐮𝐩𝐢𝐥𝐬 𝐭𝐨 𝐫𝐞𝐜𝐞𝐢𝐯𝐞 𝐟𝐢𝐫𝐬𝐭 𝐏𝐨𝐥𝐢𝐨 𝐯𝐚𝐜𝐜𝐢𝐧𝐞
📌Second phase of polio vaccination has been launched in Fort Portal today, where school going children are to receive the first vaccination before going back home. Solomon Asiimwe the city health officer revealed that increase in polio case was announced in Uganda by the Ministry of Health in August 2021, which forced government to kick off with vaccination in January 2022 to prevent young children below the age of 5years from the killer disease.
🇺🇬𝐁𝐔𝐃𝐀𝐊𝐀: 𝐆𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐧𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐭𝐨 𝐞𝐱𝐭𝐞𝐧𝐝 𝐬𝐚𝐟𝐞 𝐩𝐢𝐩𝐞𝐝 𝐰𝐚𝐭𝐞𝐫 𝐭𝐨 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐝𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐢𝐜𝐭
📌The RDC Budaka Magunda commended government for the plan to extend safe piped water to the district. This was revealed during the District sensitization meeting on Geo-Technical Company investigations which was attended by CDOs, LC. I, LC. II and LC.III Chairpersons in the district council chambers. The RDC adviced that connections should start from water-stressed belts like Naboa, Kakoli, Budaka, Lyama and Tademeri among others.
🇺🇬𝐊𝐀𝐓𝐀𝐊𝐖𝐈: 𝐆𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐧𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐮𝐜𝐭𝐬 𝐚 𝐠𝐫𝐚𝐧𝐚𝐫𝐲 𝐢𝐧 𝐎𝐧𝐠𝐨𝐧𝐠𝐨𝐣𝐚 𝐒𝐮𝐛-𝐂𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐭𝐲
📌The Vice President H.E. Jessica Alupo Epel commissioned a granary/Farmers’ Bulking Centre constructed by government. She advised residents to take advantage of the facility to increase agricultural production. The granary is located at Abarata market on Apuuton village in Okuda parish under the LEGS program.
🌍𝐔𝐊𝐑𝐀𝐈𝐍𝐄: 𝐒𝐨𝐥𝐝𝐢𝐞𝐫𝐬 𝐫𝐞𝐜𝐞𝐢𝐯𝐞 𝐫𝐚𝐩𝐭𝐮𝐫𝐨𝐮𝐬 𝐰𝐞𝐥𝐜𝐨𝐦𝐞 𝐢𝐧 𝐥𝐢𝐛𝐞𝐫𝐚𝐭𝐞𝐝 𝐊𝐡𝐞𝐫𝐬𝐨𝐧
📌Ukrainian forces who entered the city of Kherson today after Russia announced its withdrawal from the west bank of the Dnipro River have been warmly welcomed and greeted by residents.
Moscow says about 30,000 Russian troops have been pulled out of the region.